It’s the start of another week, which is my favourite, because that means it’s time to talk about the top restaurants of the week. For this edition, it’s all things Peruvian with some cool spots in The 6ix. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a fan of Peruvian dishes, check out the restaurants below.
Here are the top six restaurants of the week for Peruvian cuisine:
Located at 420A Wellington Street West, the restaurant’s dinner menu features a selection of meat and seafood dishes. There’s ceviche, small bites, appetizers, anticuchos, and sides. For the mains you can find branzino, steak, rotisserie chicken, and arroz azafrán (saffron rice with charred asparagus and butternut squash). Reservations can be made online.
The restaurant, located at 161 Bay Street, highlights Japanese-Peruvian flavours. It has a variety of different menus, including one for sharing, a vegan/vegetarian one, sushi & sashimi, and a lunch menu. The restaurant also hosts Jungle Brunch every Saturday from 12pm – 4pm. Make a reservation through the website.
Brasa Peruvian Kitchen
This Peruvian joint at 297 Campbell Avenue specializes in “flavourful, fast, and functional food”. The menu is made up of protein and vegetable bowls, salads, and avocado toast. There’s also the option to create your bowl with choice of toppings and protein.
Located at 992 St. Clair Avenue West, the restaurant offers a range of seafood dishes. You can also find meat dishes, including those with chicken, beef, lamb, and pork. For details on making reservations, check out the website.
Pisac Peruvian Bistro
The restaurant is situated at 16 Dupont Street and creates dishes with both Peruvian and local ingredients. For entrees, you can find dishes like steamed mussels, fried calamari, grilled octopus tentacles, and Peruvian style chicken wings. There’s also ceviche and different mains available. Reservations can be made via Tock.
Located at 750 Oakdale Road, North York, offers a selection of meat platters, seafood items, and vegetarian meals as well. Different pastas and appetizers are available as well, along with beverages and dessert options.